[fwer-tee-ven-too r-uh, foo-er-; Spanish fwer-te-ven-toorah] /ˌfwɛr ti vɛnˈtʊər ə, fuˌɛr-; Spanish ˌfwɛr tɛ vɛn turɑ/
a Spanish island off the NW coast of Africa, one of the Canary Islands. 641 sq. mi. (1660 sq. km).
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[foo-foo] /ˈfuˌfu/ noun 1. a doughlike West African dish of boiled and ground plantain, yam, or cassava, made into balls to go with soups or stews.
[fuhg] /fʌg/ noun 1. stale air, especially the humid, warm, ill-smelling air of a crowded room, kitchen, etc. /fʌɡ/ noun 1. (mainly Brit) a hot, stale, or suffocating atmosphere n. “thick, close, stuffy atmosphere,” 1888.
[fyoo-gey-shuh s] /fyuˈgeɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. fleeting; transitory: a sensational story with but a fugacious claim on the public’s attention. 2. Botany. falling or fading early. /fjuːˈɡeɪʃəs/ adjective 1. passing quickly away; transitory; fleeting 2. (botany) lasting for only a short time: fugacious petals adj. “fleeing, likely to flee,” 1630s, from Latin fugaci-, stem of […]